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    November 17, 2012
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. a shoot out with officers in east san jose. why police were looking for the suspects before the first bullet was fired. >> it's a wet start to the day. >> the rain is a pain for some of us but for some people in daly city it's a huge concern. how a mudslide and a hillside
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is holding up after a mudslide earlier this week. >> and just a few hours ago two cars go up in flames at an apartment complex and it was no accident. >> complete bay area news coverage arts tight new. this is ktv mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday november 17th. >> a wet start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning. if you do have an early morning errand it's a bit breezy, a bit messy as well giving you a look at storm tracker two. we are -- dealing with a back side of the first storm. we will continue to see scattered showers through the morning hours. by the afternoon we are going to get a break. rights now we have rain over santa rose anapa, along nevado, san rafael. a little bit of fog this morning along the peninsula. dry for the most part.
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san francisco into season mateo, redwood city, into the south bay san jose dry at moment. santa cruz mountains with light rain and over parts of east bay, oakland, haywood reporting light rain. richmond, concordo into brentwood. on the back edge of storm number one. ly show you a detailed timeline of the weekend coming up. >> a police officer is recovering after getting wounded in a shoot out with two robbery suspects. matt keller is live in san jose with the condition of that officer and the manhunt. >> reporter: it was a dramatic night and morning here in east san jose. this neighborhood is the site of where one suspect was arrested after he was wanted for several armed robberies and a shoot out with officers. police say an officer saw the vehicle matching the description of one used in four armed robberies earlier yesterday. a chase followed and two
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suspect was stopped, one of them opened fire. >> they weren't bb guns, this wasn't -- this was a gun battlel and we have multiple bullet holes, we have an officer at the medical center. >> police sate officer had minor injuries. one suspect ran away while the other drove off. that person eventually crashed at cunningham avenue and ran off. are 15 officers were evacuate. officers say the other suspect had a nonlife threatening gun shot wound believe to be from the officer returning fire. the suspect second is still on the loose. police aren't releasing the names of the officers but sate injured officer is a ten year veteran and the officer that returned fire is a five year veteran. reporting live in san jose. >> san jose police
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investigating whether a homicide earlier in the evening is any way connected to the gunman in that officer involve shooting. police found a man shot and killed in the park ifing lot of a 7-11 around 8:30 last night. officers have not released any information about what led up to the shooting or any information about a possible suspect. police in east oakland investigating an overnight homicide. they say they found a male shooting victim on the 3,000 block of plitner just before 1:30. the victim's age isn't known and police haven't released any information about a motive or the circumstances of that shooting. >> if you are going to hit the roads expect wet conditions and standing water in some areas. the rain made for a tough drive last night around the bay area. a massive back up on 580 stopped traffic and several accidents were reported on highway 17. we have seen a lot of spin outs this morning. all this rain has some who live in daly city worried about
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the possibility of another mudslide following a water main break this week that sent 98,000-gallons of water down a hill. we are live. >> reporter: right now there is a pretty heavy drizzle outside here but it's not pouring down. you can see where the city line up these hay and all this netting to protect the area just in case. of course many of the people who live nearby who saw that rushing water and their cars soaked tuesday are worried about all this new rain. three to five thousand cubic yards of mud came down the hillside when a pipe burst and some say they don't trust the stability of the hillside. the city workers believe the measures will protect the neighborhood. >> what we are hearing is anywhere initial amounts of rain, half an inch to an inch.
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i heard some up to two inches of rain. its going to be spread over a period time this is pretty heard -- as -- we aren't anticipating problems. >> reporter: another storm is expected to hit the area sometime after sunset. more than likely overnight. we can expect another quarter to a half inch of rain and back out live you can see it's still quite a mess. mounds of mud as far as the eye can see. we are going to talk to you more about the clean up in the 8:00 hour. we will take you closer to that hillside to show you what it looks like. >> all right. a light drizzle there. other parts of the area heavy rain coming down. i know driving to work it was just coming down and the winds were whipping across that bridge.
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>> right. winds up to 25 miles an hour. down into san jose, haywood with gusts at timesw. have gray skies, we have the drizzle, light rain, little bit of fog with visibility down to just a couple miles, in some cases like nevado. half moon bay and onto storm tracker 2 where we have the rainfalling, but this is again sort of the back edge. as we progress through the morning hours it'll begin to taper off. we will get a bit of a break-in to the afternoon before the second storm moves in. over parts of the north bay the rain continues, over areas of santa rosa, sonoma, dealing light rain at this time. down into nevado, mill valley, rainfalling on your rooftop along the peninsula, rain staying a little bit of drizzle falling beneath the radar, showing a mainly dry condition but plenty of moisture so it's not difficult for the drizzle to continue.
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redwood, the southern half into morgan hill. a few scattered showers and the east bay dealing with scattered showers richmond, oak hand into danville and brentwood. we have a look here at the two storms. this first one will continue to go across the californias, we move through the afternoon. we are going to see a bit of a break, maybe a bit of sun and then for the second half this system will start to pull in. let me show you what i'm talking about. scattered shower this morning. expect the slick roads, by noontime we have mainly cloud conditions but we are mainly dry. we have the break, we have rain and snow at the sierra but the elevation very high with the snow above 7,000 feet. by sunset, 5:00 we have the rain pulling in once again. this is the second system moving in to the north bay. if you have evening plans it's going to be wet.
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over the central bay by 7:00 and in to the south bay by 10. in the overnight it starts to push out. tomorrow morning, sunday 8:00. mainly dry and sunday will be cooler than today but we will be again mainly dry for sunday. the winds right now 14 miles an hour in oakland. 16 in san jose. temperatures, mild. relatively speaking. we are have upper 50s, low 60s outside outside the door right now. 60 degrees for mountain view. 57 santa rose a. here is a look at afternoon highs, upper 50s, low 60s. morning showers, a bit of a break in the afternoon. the rain will return for the evening hours. your extended forecast with your weekend in view, low 60s in the forecast, as we talked about. we have a second storm by tonight. looks like it clears out early tomorrow morning and we are dealing partly cloudy skies for the second half of the day. monday, tuesday into wednesday, mix of sun and clouds,
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temperatures will warm slightly into wednesday. a slight chance of rain that could keep us unsettled as we get closer to thanksgiving dame coming up how much rain we have seen fall so far. >> a chp officer is recovering after crashing a patrol car. it happened after ten last night on the west railroad avenue exit. the car landed upside down and the officer wasn't injured. the highway patrol hasn't said if the rain was a factor. a memorial planned for an officer killed in the line of duty. it was a year before he was shot and killed. henry smith junior is a accused of leading police on a high speed chase after he robbed a bank. he is scheduled to appear in court for november 27 president. today's memorial is planned for 11:00 on the steps of city hall. >> new this morning oakland firefighters think someone may be burning cars, crews were called to an apartment building
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on the 3300 block of cortland avenue. when they arrived two vehicles in a carport were on fire. it took about 15 minutes to bring that fire under control. nobody was hurt but investigators are calling the car fires suspicious. >> wal-mart is trying to stop some of its workers causing a scene on black friday. employees complaining about working conditions have been holding demonstrations across the country including this one at a wal-mart in richmond. wal-mart has filed a petition against the united food and commercial worker's international union. wal-mart accused the union of staging nationwide protests to try to disrupt business. some of you who live in the east bay don't have to wait for black friday to get a jump on the holiday shopping. retailers on first street and in downtown livermore are opening their doors early this morning for the yearly earlier than the bird promotion.
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shopper dear s can enjoy discounts. a cash mob will get underway at 11 where a group will each spend $20 in a random business. >> some fans of kat williams are turning on the funny machine. he was trending on twitter after fans commented that he had a meltdown during last night's performance. they say that he attacked a fan who heckled another comedian and then left after a ten minutes. this after an 18-year-old fan claimed williams beat him after a rap contest inside his tour bus parked outside the hotel in downtown oakland. >> mr. williams displayed a gun to my client and he threw a bott ifl bottle of alcohol at him. >> the teen is now suing
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williams and live nation. william . >> violence continues in the middle east. what families here are saying about their loved ones. latest on efforts toward a cease fire. >> and the plot a man is ceus of carrying out during the twilight premiere and how he was stopped. . and pay live look on this rainy saturday morning this is 880 in oakland. a lot of spin out. two hands on the wheel and a lot of roadway flooding, specifically in marin at that exit on 101.
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. good morning. it's a gloomy start this morning. lingering light showers for your saturday morning. a second system arrives by tonight. >> new, just moments ago israel announced its defense system shot down a palestine rocket. >> okay. >> reporter: a reporter is in gaza for cnn. they are trying to stay safe. just a couple hours ago she posted on facebook a message that said explosions every few minutes, it just won't stop. israel launched two hundred air strikes overnight. the palestine responded by firing five hundred rocket this is week including an unprecedented attack aimed at
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the jerusalem. a cease fire seems increasingly unlikely. the threat of a war in the middle east is frightening people here. a group of palestine supporters held a peace rally. locals with loved ones over there say the identifying will continue to escalate. >> they are afraid because you know all the -- all the bedrooms have all these windows. they are afraid everything will fall on them. >> it's a constant in the back of your mind fear that there is going to be something that will happen. there will be an attack. >> the president called on both israel and egypt in the homes of working together to deescalate the tension. >> a deadly disaster in southern egypt. a speeding train crashed into a bus full of children heading to school. at least 47 people were killed. the majority were students aged
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four to six. parents could be seen rushing to the crash site. one official said that the railroad crossing was not down as the train approached it. the president said those responsible for the accident will be held responsible. the coast guard search for two workers still missing after an explosion. four men were burned in the blast on the oil platform off the coast of louisiana. the fire came just a day after bp agreed to pay a record $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 deep water horizon explosion that killed 11. this weekend a sheen of oil has been spotted in the water off louisiana. officials say they believe it was caused by residual oil on the platform. >> an arizona woman is under arrest after driving onto an airport runway with a baby in the backseat. police say she may have been on drugs when she broke through a fence and drove on to the
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runway at sky harbor airport with her 2-month-old son in the backseat but her mother said the driver has bipolar disorder and needs treatment. >> we don't believe her intent was to cause harm. we believe its impairment. >> analysts say it races questions about airport security. >> investigators in indiana are trying to find what sparked a deadly workplace shooting. police say the gunman shot and killed a co worker and then took his own life. it happened in a break room at the conagra food plant in indianapolis. >> while the victim had his back to him standing at a coke machine the suspect just fired several shots. >> authorities are reviewing video to try and figure out what happened. families of the victims of a shooting at a colorado movie
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theater will soon receive payments from a charityible fund. they said more than $5 million in donations will be given out to those injuried in the shootings. families of the 12 killed and five who suffered permanent damage will receive at least $220,000. >> police in missouri have arrested a man who planned to open fire during a screening of the new twilight movie. he is facing charges, he bought tickets to the showing confessed to planning to shoot people inside theater. his mother tipped off police after he brought two assault rifles and hundreds of bullets. there is a frightening incident at a premiere inside a theater in north carolina. some people say a group of men got into an altercation during the middle of the movie. >> i sprinted out of there.
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i didn't want any part. >> it made me think of what happened in colorado. >> nobody was hurt. police are looking for a man who ran from the theater. he may be responsible for crashing into three parked cars out received. >> breaking dawn part two could break records at the box office this weekend. >> my time as a human is over but i never felt more alive. >> the 5th and final movie only premiered yesterday but it already brought in more than $30 million by the end of the weekend sales could reach $150 million, that would be the best opening weekend for any of the movies in the franchise. >> jim harbaugh is back with the team after treatment for an irregular heartbeat. >> glad to be back at work. glad to be preparing for the game. i'm fine fine and ready to go to work. >> doctors sent a current through his heart to restore
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its rhythm. he said he has dealt with the issue before and had a similar thing 13 years ago. he expects to be on the sideline at candlestick on monday night when the niners play the bears. >> it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in the bay area. the light that are already up and the holiday celebration that gets underway this weekend. >> and taking advantage of tragedy. how tow truck drivers preying on victims of sandy. >> we are wake up with scattered showers but we do have a break on the wait a way. what to expect coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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for two tow truck driver who have been stealing cars damaged in the storm. they say that they can get as much as $500 per car at a junkyard. >> i know of one good arrest that patrol made where a man was arrested for trying to steal a porsche out of one of the flood zones. >> police say that some drivers pretending they have been contracted by the city to move the cars and then charge the drivers thousands of dollars to get them back. >> looking at the highway patrol web page. another accident reported just a few minutes ago. 101 northbound. gill man and berkeley on 80, another spin out blocking a few lanes. little wet this morning as el people are headed out the door and it's just round one. >> you are right. this is the first of two storms. the first one about, passing on. we have just the back side, few
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lingering showers morning but at this hour if you have an early morning drive it is slick out there. dealing with a very slick roads, breezy at times, little fog in some spots, but you can see the scattered showers are just that. hit or miss as they move through the area as they push in to the east we have them from the north bayh long the peninsula into south bay. east bay as well and again on the back side of this first storm the second one coming in by this evening. still about 280 miles off shore. how much rain have we seen? impressive in some spots. santa rosa with an inch and two tenths. nearly three tenths in oakland. six tenths for san rafael. for the afternoon, mostly cloudy, maybe a few sprinkles but a lull for afternoon. upper 50s, low 60's for the forecast. it'll be breezia heaved the next storm -- ahead of the next
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storm and winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. the extended forecast, temperatures staying on the cool side for tomorrow. this storm will move through by tomorrow morning. we will dealing with just a few lingering showers and then are drying out for sunday afternoon. sunday afternoon looks cool but dry and then we are mostly cloudy, temperatures on the cool side with sun in between monday, tuesday and wednesday. back to you. >> all right. we talk about that wet weather, may just mention thel pros from the chp with a lost people spinning out. are you looking live at highway 24 in walnut creek. it's wet, it's going to get wetter, it's on and off so be careful. >> one of san francisco's biggest tourist attractions starts celebrating tomorrow. the tree lighting celebration starts at noon. this year it has disney characters and children's choirs will preform. the tree will be lit at six. the center in san francisco
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is once again outlined in white lights. this is the 26th year that the center has been lit up for the holiday season. always pretty to cement. >> a san francisco sheriff's deputy on the wrong received side of the law. >> i wanted the hoho's. >> and the mad dash for hostess products in stores and online after the company goes out of business. . >> an officer is injured in a shooting with armed robbery suspects. how the police chase finally came to an end and what next door neighbors are saying happened right before the arrest.
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. a manhunt underway in san jose at this hour after a police officer is injured in a shoot out with two robbery suspects. good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> that manhunt resume this is morning for a suspected bank robber who wound a san jose police officer. matt keller is live in san jose to update us on the condition of the officer. >> reporter: i just spoke to the neighbor who lives in this home right here. that's next door to the home where the suspect ran to after crashing his vehicle nearby. she said it was like out of a movie with several officers inside her home trying to find how to get to the man they believed opened fire on the
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officer earlier in the night. police say a patrol officer spotted a vehicle last night after nine, matching one used in armed robbery yesterday. two suspect stopped the vehicle and one opened fire on officers. police say one suspect ran off while the other drove off. that person eventually crashed the vehicle at cunningham and tim way and ran away into a nearby home. the next door neighbor explained what happened next. >> they kept over the speaker letting the suspect know that the house was surrounded and to, you know, exit the house with his hands up and they did that several times over the course of a couple hours, nothing happened. >> the suspect eventually came out around one this morning and was arrested. police say he suffered a nonlife threatening gun shot wound believed to be from the officer returning fire. the second suspect is still on
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the loose. act 15 people were evacuated including one who was let back in about 2:30. reporting live in san jose. >> happening now a massive manhunt underway in south los angeles for the suspect who shot a sheriff's deputy. authorities say a deputy who belong today's a gang unit was shot last night in the florence area which was several miles south of downtown. the deputy has been rushed in to surgery and more than 100 officers participating in the search. >> for the first time los angeles county probation officers will patrol the rivalry football game. its part of an effort to crack down on fan violence. it comes two years after a fight between dozens of fans left two men stabbed and two officers injured. you can watch that game at noon. >> a deputy sheriff is a accused of robbing a bank and is scheduled to appear in court
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on monday. yesterday we first aired this surveillance photograph, police say it was taken ten days ago ago. authorities say that it shows a 36-year-old deputy. police say his fingerprints were also found on the note handed to the teller. before joining the sheriff he worked at a gun store. >> to make that kind of decision, is someone in sworn member of law enforcement. it's like a bad movie, a really bad movie. >> he filed for bankruptcy in july. he holds assets of $577,000 but is more than $700,000 in debt. he is married with two boys. when amber lee rang the doorbell someone turned off the
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porch light. a former police officer is in jail accused of defrauding an 82-year-old by taking control of their estate. he was with the force then. his wife's -- has also been arrested in the case. >> hundreds of union workers at the port of oakland say they plan to go on strike for one day next week. >> it's an unfair labor take strike. we are striking because of the port's lack of providing baring information. >> they say they plan to strike on tuesday at the port and at terminal one at the oakland airport. the union said members have been without a contract since the summer and there are currently no negotiations being held. >> the president is headed to southeast asia to highlight the united states role in the pacific rim. the four day trip includes stops in thailand. a summit in cam, bodia. he will be the first united states president to travel to
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berma. decades of -- the white house said the trip reinforces the united states presence in that area. before the president left in this morning's weekly address he called for congress to extend the middle class tax cut. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for the past year. that's what will guide me in our work over the next four years and i'm willing to work with anyone to move this country forward. >> the president also sounded positionive about his meeting with congressional leaders yesterday. he said both parties committed to reducing the deficit strengthening the economy which includes a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. the impact of falling off that cliff could be big. a look at some of the people and program that would be hit the hardest. >> this morning many hostess fans stockpiling their favorite treats after the company announced it's going out of
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business. >> i wanted the hoho's. >> fans of hostess products have been stocking up. >> not very much at all left. people are just getting what they can because we aren't going to get it anymore. it's really sad. >> hostess announced plans to liquid ate on monday after they failed to come to terms with striking employees. more than 18,000 are expected to loose their jobs. some folks even turning to e- bay to find their favorite products. one seller is auctioning off two boxes of twinkies for $25,000. an individual one is also for sale for 5,000 dollars. you can find a box of dingdongs
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for $20. >> that -- that seems crazy. if you are looking outside and you think the rain has stopped enjoy because it won't last. rosemary following the storm that came through, the storm that's headed our way. still a lot more rain. >> right. we are dealing two storms. this is the tail end of the first storm. we are still with scattered showers at this hour passing overhead. we will continue through the morning hours, mostly gray skies, overcast conditions and you can see light rainfalling over san jose this morning. the winds are blowing at times, it may be breezy. that will be the case for today but the temperature is mild. if you like running in the rain upper 50s low 60s with the rainfall. a look at storm tracker two. you can see the showers are very widespread. continuing to move from the coastline to the east. over napa light rain at this hour. nevado into mill valley. richmond over the san pablo
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bay. light rain along the peninsula. san francisco, daly city, just east of san mateo, if you are crossing over the bridge, light rainfalling, little bit of fog. haywood with light rain. oakland with a bit of a break. the radar with a bit of a break. drizzle falling along the freeway there, san ramone, concord, this will continue to the east. this is the first system heret. will continue to migrate. this is the second system. this will bring us another round of rain by the evening hours, we will get a bit of a brief reprieve in the afternoon. let me show you what i mean. the scattered showers this morning, by about noontime, mainly dry, maybe peaks of sun, partly to mostly cloudy, lunch, we have dry conditions for the most part. two, three, things start to change over the north bay. the rest of the bay area still
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looking good. it's now 4:00. this is the second storm moving on shore and then by about five it's a little heavier over the north bay. sprinkles over the central portion. 7:00 it's now south of i-80, south of the golden gate. by nine and ten down in to the south bay. weakens as it moves in to your area. you expect to see that rain later this evening. tomorrow morning we are wake up that storm has passed through and we are dealing a cooler but dry day for sunday. in a nut shell we have scattered showers, little bit of patchy fog if you have the early morning drive take it easy. mix of sun and clouds for the second half of the day and in to the evening the rain comes back. the winds are picking up. 16-miles an hour in san jose. for the afternoon, upper 50s to low 60's. we are talking from three to six degrees of warming for the day. 60 degrees for nevado. 61 in berkeley. low 60s for san francisco, 64 san jose, extended forecast with the weekend in view,
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morning showers, evening rain are, tomorrow we wake up with morning showers, we dry out and then we are dry monday, tuesday, with a slight chance for rain coming in on wednesday. back to you. >> if you are thinking about heading up to the mountains the chp is reminding drivers to slow down in the the sierra. this is in king vail. if you know it can be dangerous. this is the eastbound direction. there is no snow falling right now. does look a little wet. very wet in fact. there is snow on the side of the rod to let you know it's still cold. no chains on 80 or highway 50. it's not yet thanksgiving but several ski resorts have opened up. squaw valley has opened. they are relying on snow machine. five feet of the stuff fell prompting to open a full week early. >> it's wet and slushy but
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it's fun. yeah, better than being at work. >> it's fantastic to open early. it's a good sign of things to come. >> they are looking for help to get more of the white stuff. they hope it'll be a repeat of two years ago. >> snow is falling. back here the rain caused a lot of delays. this morning we are watching flights for you as the travel rush gets underway. >> and --. >> because we didn't know how many candles were needed. yeah. >> right. >> there is a light hearted moment as the speaker celebrates his birthday. what the president gave him. >> and how are you 280 and san jose. no big traffic back up there but should tell you there are
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spin outs all over the bay area. down in the south bay. solo spin out on highway 17. near san jose. if you are headed out the door two hands on the wheel on this wet and soggy saturday morning. festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868.
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. sweeping view over the bay area. it's a gloomy start to the day. cloudy skies,. > lots of company if you are heading to the airport. flight delays yesterday where the travel rush is officially
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getting underway. travelers experienced delays of two and a half hours, most flights appear to be departing on time at all three major airports. aaa free districts 5.4 million plan to travel during the four day weekend. that's an increase of .6% compared to last year. more than 4.7 million people in california are expected to drive to their destination, nationally more than 43 million are expected to travel at least 50 miles. >> a southern california man was arrested at the oakland airport after authorities say he tried to get through security with a watch, modified by materials that could have been used to trigger an explosive. jeffrey was arrested thursday night. he was wearing oversized shoes
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with holes. he said the watch is an art project. he was booked in to the sanity rita jail. >> a memorial will be held fora victim of a plane crash. david scott beanie and larry strobel died when their plane went down in a field. senate youngest defendant in a gang rape case has agreed to a plea deal. he plead guilty in exchange for a 27 year sentence. he was 16 at the time. . another man was sentenced to 32 years.
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>> police are asking for your help identitying two people accused of robbing and beating a man. inspect others say the two men are suspected in the attack on october 24th. police say they approached a 63- year-old man and started kicking and punching him. there is a surveillance picture of one of the men suspected in thatta a's the men stole the victim's cell phone and then ran away. >> there is new concern over iran's nuclear program. a united nation's watch dog group said they have taken a significant step by completing work on a facility. the report adds they have also increased its stock pile of uranium making much easier to convert it to weapons grade. a un group and iran plan to meet next month to address the nuclear abilities. >> after hearing former cia director some republican leaders say they are convinced more than ever that the white
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house tried to cover up the libya attack. retired general testified in a rare closed door session on capitol hill. he apologized for his affair that led to his resigning as director last week. republican lawmakers say he told them that he knew terrorists had stormed the consulate however, according to the gop he also testified that the -- [inaudible]. >> they were much more specific and yet they said indications of extremists that indicate though it was clearly evidence that there was al- qaeda. >> republicans say that he also testified that he mentioned terrorists elements during a briefing is after the attack that killed four americans including the ambassador. >> the state's employment
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development department said that unemployment dropped to 10.1% in october. that's down from 10.2% the month before. many of the job gains were in retail. here the unemployment rate remains lower than the state average. all nine bay area counties in the single digits, solano has the highest unemployment rate. contra kosta has 8.5 . san francisco at 6.8. >> democrats and republicans are optimistic they can prevent the united states from falling off that fiscal cliff. . the president hosted leaders both parties in the roosevelt room the white house. the main issues remain the president wants tax cuts for the middle class while the gop said the tax rate for wealthy american ifs not be raised. >> can't savor save the
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country until you have time program that fit the changing country. >> i think four trillion dollars would be -- which is similar to the grand bargin that was discussed last year. >> republicans say that tax and titlement reform packages are to complex to complete this year but democrats hope to put an interim agreement on the president's desk just after thanksgiving with him aiming to sign it by christmas. if no deal is reached the impact much the 500 billion- dollar cliff would be widespread. all tax cuts that took effect a decade ago would end. the 600 billion-dollar defense budget would be cut by nearly 10% and domestic programs would be reduced by $55 billion. >> there was a light hearted moment during fiscal cliff talks when the president wished the house speaker a happy birthday. >> for those of you who want to wish him a happy birth day.
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we won't embarrass him with a cake because we didn't know how many candles were needed. >> yeah right. >> we do want to wish him a happen birthday. >> he did get a gift. the president gave him a rather pricey bottle of red wine. he turns 63 today. >> a judge has deidentified a request from central valley farmers to halt work on the high speed rail project. they asked for the injunction to stop work on the rail project because they say the state violated environmental laws. a 65-mile section will run from merced to fresno. >> the holiday windows are now up. once again you can see they feature kittens and puppies that are all available for
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adoption. they partner with the san francisco spca to promote those adoptions. they say that the two have already been adopted they will be in the windows through january 1st. >> cute to see. it's not rain but showers, sciencists are focused on this week and the meteor shower expected overnight. >> and the technology glitch that could keep toll takers in their booth for a little longer. >> it's a soggy start to the day but we have a slice of dry weather coming our wait a minute i will show you what you can expect.
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. looks like toll takers will work longer. they were supposed to have the all electronic system next month but because of ate glitch it's now being pushed back by a movement the district said of the 28 toll workers set to
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loose their jobs half have retired or transferred to other jobs. >> if are you looking for a job highway patrol may be able to use your help for the first time. the chp said it'll accept applications people interested in being officers. the application period will take place in january. to be considered you must be 20 to 35, a citizen of the united states and have no felony convictions, for more information you can visit chp careers.com. >> the san francisco food bank is making a plea for donations before the thanksgiving holiday. the organization plans to give out 3300 bird this year but it's still about 1500 turkeys short. the food bank will be collecting turkeys at two locations, they can be droved off at the warehouse on pennsylvania avenue or at nevado warehouse between 11 and 3. >> we know its been a wet morning. it's expected to be another wet evening as well in the bay
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area. folks want to get out, maybe early afternoon a good time. >> you marked it. that's what we will see some of our best weather. if you enjoy the dry weather maybe you will do early shopping, maybe for turkey day, maybe for the big holiday. giving you a look at storm tracker two you can seat scattered showers continue over the bay area this morning. we have a second system there, look off to the northwest corner and we have round two coming in for tonight. in a nut shell we have this morning's scattered showers, bit of patchy fog if you have the early morning drive. a mix of sun and clouds, maybe a few sprinkles but -- dry between noon and three. if you are south the golden gate we are talking the general portion or the central portion of the bay area. it holds off until sunset. over the north bay it'll start earlier and the second storm again will be with us. if you have evening plans you will need the umbrella, this is a colder, more intense storm. as it pulls through it'll bring
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rain in to the evening. tomorrow morning we wake up with scattered showers and sunday afternoon looks cool but quite nice as well as monday into tuesday. another chance of rain coming our way on wednesday. back to you. >> thank you. >> there is a break in the clouds you may want to look up in to the skies early tomorrow morning. you could have a chance to see the met oh, r show. the best time is between two and three in the morning. they have a strong showing every 33 years. >> we are continuing to follow the ongoing violence in the middle east. how the president is responding to the exchange of rockets and what local families here are saying about loved ones in that area. >> and rain continues to fall in a neighborhood that has already endured flooding a mudslide. a live report on the scene.
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. we are live where a city crew just checked this hillside after a mudslide. we will show you the condition of the hill this morning. >> one man is behind bars after a shoot that hurt a san jose police officer. the search underway for a second suspect. >> and a couple of cars go up
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in flames in oakland overnight and investigators don't think this one was an accident. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. well bump to mornings on 2. >> wet and windy in parts of the bay area. let's get to rosemary. good morning. >> good morning. widespread scattered showers if you have an early morning drive expect it to be slick and slow. this will continue through the morning, maybe early morning soccer game more than like lie canceled because the fields are soaked. we have scattered showers over areas, fairfield, down in along the peninsula, san francisco, daly city, down into and along pacifica, we shift east a little bit. oakland, haywood into san ramone. up over the search yacht snow levels high at this hour. we will drop by tonight with the second storm but still
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above 6,000 feet if you are traveling in early morning drive in any case on the back side of storm number one, number two on the way. ly have the timeline. >> a san jose police officer is back home recovering from getting hurt during a gun battle with two robber suspects. it happened around nine last night at the intersection of tully road. the officers spotted the suspect's vehicle and chased after them. they were wanted for robbing four businesses including a pizza parlor and a fast food restaurant. >> one of the suspects jumped out of the car, opened fire on the police car, one of the rounds struck the officer or went and bullet pieces struck the officer. he was hurt as a result of that. a second officer jumped out of his car, returned fire. >> this is new video of police tracking down one of the two suspects. he had a minor gun shot wound. the other suspect did get away. the wounded officer was taken to the hospital for nonlife threatening injuries and has
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been released. we are going to have a live update on the manhunt in the south bay in the next half hour. >> police are investigating if a homicide earlier in the night is connected to the gunman in that officer involved shooting. police found a man shot and killed in the parking lot of a 7-11 around 8:30 last night. officers haven't released any information about what led up to the shooting. police in east oakland are also investigating an overnight homicide. officers say they found a male shooting victim on the 3,000 block just before 1:30. the victim's age isn't known and police haven't released information about the circumstances around the shooting. >> we are on storm watch. some residents have reason to be concerned with the weekend rain. we are live in the neighborhood that saw a huge mudslide. hue is it going? >> the rain is coming down
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hard. did you probably seet. i'm standing on the netting that's keeping this mud in place out here right now at this park and if you take a look up the hill you can see at the top where the pipe busted, near that block of concrete this morning a crew just came down here a couple of minutes ago this say the hillside looks stable even as more rain comes down. now many of the people who live nearby, saw that rushing water and the cars buried in mud are worried about this new rain. city workers say the meat you'res will be enough to protect the neighborhood from another potential mudslide and they will monitor the area all weekend. they said they will be here every come hours to check ont. they say they are grateful for the hard work but nervous. >> making sure that we are protected from -- from any potential flow that may come our way. i'm cautionly optimistic but i don't want to tempt fate. >> i'm hoping, pray to god that it's not going to go down
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again to what happened. >> >> reporter: you can see where there is a big crevice. another storm is expected to hit the area after sunset. more than likely overnight. as for this muddy mess -- no word on how long it'll be. live in daly city. >> if you are hitting the roadways in the next couple hours expect those wet conditions and standing water, chp reporting more than a dozen accidents, the rain made for a tough drive last night. a massive back up on 580, near livermore. that friday evening drive. several accidents reported on highway 17 in the south bay. chp officers recovering after crashing a patrol car. the accident happened just after ten. it happened near the west railroad accident in santa
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rosa. we are told the officer wasn't hurt. highway patrol hasn't said if the rain has a factor in the crash. >> oakland firefighters think someone may be burning cars, crews were called to an apartment building on the 3300 block of cortland avenue, just before 4:30 this morning. when they arrived on scene two select were on fire. it took firefighters about 15 minutes to bring that fire anadrol and nobody was hurt but they are calling the fires suspicious. >> a memorial is planned in vallejo to remember an officer who was killed in the line of duty. it has been one year since the officer was shot and killed. suspect henry smith junior is a accused of leading police on a high speed chase after he robbed a bank. he is scheduled to appear in court november 27th. >> now to the middle east crisis. in the past hour the israeli defense system shot down a
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palestine rocket headed foretell aviv. >> okay. now. >> this is video from a crew with ktvu former anchor who is in the gaza city. she is trying to stay safe among the attacks. she posted a message saying explosions every few minutes, it just won't stop. israel launched 200 air strikes overnight in gaza damaging the others of the prime minister of hamas. the palestines responded 500 rockets. it was an unprecedented attack aimed at jerusalem. a group of palestine an supporters held a peace rally last night. local families with loved ones say the identifying will continue to escalate with no end. >> they are afraid because all the bedrooms have all the
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windows, they are afraid if something happened -- it's a constant in the back of your mind fear that there is going to be something that will happen. that will will be an attack. >> the president has called leaders in israel and egypt in hopes of deescalating the tension. >> fans of cat williams turning on the funny man. he was trending on twitter after fans said he had a meltdown during last night's performance. they say he attacked a fan who had heckled another comedian and then left after a ten minute set. this after oakland police detained him wednesday night. an 18-year-old claims the comedian severely beat him inside his tour bus. >> he displayed a gun to my
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client and he threw a bottle of alcohol at my client and cut his face open. he has five stitches down the side of his face. >> the 18-year-old is suing williams and the promoter. williams hasn't been charged in this incident. he is scheduled to preform in fresno tonight. >> wal-mart is trying to stop some workers from causing a scene on black friday. employees complaining about working conditions have been holding holding demonstrations across the country. the nation's biggest retailer has filed a petition with the labor relations board. wal-mart accused the union of staging nationwide protests in an effort to disrupt business if. >> subpoena some don't have to wait for black friday. retailers on first street and in downtown livermore and pleasanton will open early this morning for the earlier than the bird promotion.
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shoppers can enjoy discounts and get coffee and doughnuts. a cash mob will get underway where a group each spend about $20 in a randomly selected business. >> >> good morning to you. happy saturday. a live look. few peeks of sun there. mostly gray skies, gloomy start to the day. scattered showers continue to fall. they will die off in the afternoon. they will be back. we have two systems, the storm tracker -- this is the back side of storm number one. bought us the rain and still dealing the end of the system. it'll begin to dry out and by the afternoon we will get a break. we have rain in between areas of son nah, we have -- just continuing to the east. vacaville. we have moderate rain. we will find this -- san pablo
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bay. peninsula into daly, san bruno, pretty rainy, we have it falling over san ramone. perhaps a little bit of drizzle but we have mainly dry conditions over san jose. satellite radar, want to go up in to the sierra. a winter weather advisory. we will drop by tonight with storm number two. a winter storm warning expected and then expected to kick in this afternoon lasting until sunday morning. if you do have plans, maybe you have the whole week off, for thank giving you plan on heading there. it could be a bit dicey. make sure you take it easy, bring the chains and snow tires, second storm 280 miles off the coastline. it'll be swinging through. let me show you what happens, the scattered showers this morning. by noon we get a bit of a break. outdoor plans, errands to run and -- this is your best bet between noon and three.
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by, three, four it's already approaching crossing over the north bay. south of the golden gate we remain dry. it sweeps through seven, central portions of the bay. weaken in to the south bay by nine and ten this evening. tomorrow morning we wake up. sound looks like mainly dry conditions once with we get past a few morning showers, the winds at this hour. 14 reported in san jose. we will continue with the breezy continues for today. we will continue with the mild temperatures, upper 50s to low 60's. 61 for oakland. 61 san francisco, 64 for san jose. the extended forecast here, so there you have it in a nut shell with the weekend in view. morning showers, evening rain, tomorrow morning we have showers, we dry out. low 60 he in the forecast as we get back into monday.
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busy travel day on wednesday. the extended model on the rain coming in just a bit. >> this morning egypt is dealing a deadly disaster. what may have caused a speeding train to crash into a bus full of children. >> and taking advantage of victims of sandy. how police are cracking down on some new york tow truck drivers. >> and a live look. that. the golden gate bridge. wet on this saturday morning.
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. good morning to you. live look there. partly sunny skies, offer bay point this morning. scattered showers, let up for the afternoon. the next storm moves in by this evening. >> disaster in southern egypt this morning. a speeding train crashed into a bus full of children at least 49 were killed. the majority were students aged four to since distraught parents could be seen rushing to the crash site reportedly in a southern province. one said the railroad crosses was knocked down as the train approached. they said those responsible for the accident will be held responsible. >> right now the coast guard is searching for two workers still missing after an explosion on the oil rail in the gulf. four men were burned in that blast off the coast of louisiana. the fire came a day after bp agreed to pay a record $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 deep water horizon explosion that killed 11. a sheen of oil about a half
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mile long has been spotted but officials say that they believe it was caused by oil on the platform. >> a memorial will be held for one of victims -- 57-year-old scott banie died when the plane they were on went down in a field. beanie owned managed the funny farm air strip and that's where the memorial service will be held. >> arizona woman sunday arrest after driving onto a airport runway. the woman may have been undrapings. you can see her going through this. this is a runway at the sky harbor airport. her 2-month-old son was in the backseat. the mother said her daughter has bipolar disorder and needs treatment. >> we don't believe her intent was to cause harm here. we believe its impairment. >> officials say an airport
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employee was testing a gate when the woman drove through. >> officials in new york say tow truck drivers preying on the victims of sandy. undercover officers are now looking for tow truck driver who have been stealing cars damaged in the storm. they say tow truck operator dear sir get as much as $500 per car at a junkyard. >> i know one -- good arrest that patrol made in the howard beach area where a man was arrested for trying to steal a porsche out of one of the flood zones. >> police say some of them are pretending they have been contracted by the city to move the cars and are charging driver thousands to get them back. >> investigators in indiana are trying to find what sparked a deadly workplace shot shooting. the gunman shot and killed a co worker and then killed himself. it happened in the conagra plant in indianapolis. >> while the victim had his back to him standing at a coke
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machine, the suspect just fired several shots. >> authorities are now reviewing video to try to figure what happened. >> a central california company is telling people not to eat or buy their seasame past after concerns it could be contaminated. tony imports said more than 140pails of its paste were taken from its warehouse where they were waiting to be destroyed because of salmonella. they said that happened in june but it wasn't found out until the fda came to the plant and witnessed its destruction. the fda said they have found several violations at the sun land peanut plant in new mexico linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak. they said even after traces of it were found that the facility still transported more peanuts and almond butter product. they found that packaging areas had no sinks for employees to
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wash their hands and in some cases they handled products with their bare hands. they found some nuts were exposed to birds and rain. the california slaughter house has reached a $500 million settlement to end a lawsuit filed by the humane society and the justice department. but the hall mark meat company isn't expected to pay because it has declared bankruptcy. they are accused of abusing six cows and letting their meat enter the food system leading to the largest beef recall in united states history. officials say nearly 37 million pounds of recalled meat went to school lunch programs. >> 49ers head coach is back with the team after treatment for an irregular heartbeat. >> just glad to be back at work, glad to be be prayering for the ball game. i'm fine and ready to go to work. > doctors at stanford sent a current through his heart to restore its rhythm.
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he said he has dealt with it before and had a similar procedure 13 years ago. he expects to be on the sideline at candlestick park on monday night when the niners play the bears. >> former chicago bears coach said he feels fine after having a minor stroke. the 73-year-old was playing cards at a country club yesterday when he suffered that stroke. he. >> stanford looking for a huge upset in oregon tonight. the cardinals take on the ducks at five. sophomore quarterback will make his second career start. stanford has not beat oregon since to 2009 and haven't won in eugene since 2001. their season will end at oregon state tonight. they are heading in to the game with only three wins. sports analysts are calling the worst season since 2001 after tonight's game the coach will get ready to meet with the
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athletic director tomorrow to talk about the team and his own future. >> plot to shoot movie goers at the new twilight film. how police were able to stop it. >> waking up with lingering showers at this hour as the first of two systems begins to exit the area. i will have a look at what you can expect. [ female announcer ] introducing yoplait greek 100.
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. welcome back to mornings on 2. busy morning on the roadways, here is a look at the traffic map for you this morning. you can see there are several accidents, highway patrol working right now . none of them have resulted in serious injuries, families of havings of a shooting at a colorado movie theater will receive funds. more than five million will be give especially out to families who lost loved ones and those hurt in that shooting. families of the 12 people killed and five people who suffer permanent brain damage will receive at least $220,000. >> police in missouri have arrested a man they say planned to open fire during a screening of twilight. the 20-year-old is facing several charges including first degree assault. he bought tickets to sunday's showing and confessed to planning to shoot people inside
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the theater. his mother tipped off police after he bought two assault rifles and hundreds of bullets. there was a frightening incident in raleigh north carolina. some movie goers say a group got into a fight in the movie, started yelling and threatening. police are looking for one man they believe may have crashed outside the theater. nobody was hurt but one said she ran from the theater because of the incident. >> breaking dawn part two could break records in the box office this weekend. >> my time as a human is over but i never felt more alive. >> the 5th and final movie of the series only premiered yesterday but it already brought in more than $30 million by the end of the weekend sales could possibly reach $150 million. >> your time 8:26, let's head over to rosemary talking about wet weather all morning long and little bit of a break but enjoy it while it lasts. >> round two coming our way
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and it is fast approaching, outside the doors we are getting a few breaks in the clouds, partly sunny over some areas, and some areas, still see that rain. take a lock at storm tracker two. you can see overo the peninsula. we have rainfalling over the bay, the east bay as well. this is where it looks to be centered from san francisco down into san mateo and along the east bayshore line. lue find it down into fremont. this is continuing through the morning. we will decrease for midday. even sun expected for the afternoon. winds, breezy at times, from ten to 20 miles an hour. there goes storm number one. by tonight storm number two rolls n a colder storm, from the gulf of alaska. the heaviest rain expected this evening and then for the tahoe area snow levels will drop but remaining above 6,000 feet. here is the forecast. want to pick it up tomorrow. a few scatter showered and then drying out for sunday, monday,
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tuesday night into wednesday morning. we have a few scattered showers there, it's a huge travel day so we will track that for you come wednesday. between now and then this is what you have for the weekend. low 60s, followed by a break, evening rain. we dry out, dry monday, tuesday, possibility of evening showers. a slight chance on wednesday. >> following breaking news out of san francisco. a search underway out on ocean beach. >> a shoot out with officers in east san jose. why police were looking for the suspects before the first bullet was fired. as mornings on two continue.
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. a san jose police officer recovering this morning after being injuried in a shoot out with armed robbery suspects. welcome back to mornings on 2 . >> we are following some breaking news for you from san francisco this morning. in the last few minutes the fire department did confirm to us that they are looking for a missing surfer in the waters off ocean beach. we are staying on top of that story and will have more information as it comes into our newsroom. now back to the south bay, that san jose police officer who was hurt. he is expected to survive and police are still looking one of the suspects. matt keller is live in san jose with more on the shooting and the search. >> reporter: i spoke to a man who lives here where a suspect ran into. he said he couldn't get past the police barricade after getting off work and he ended up spending the night at his
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parent's. there were several different crime seens. a police chase started after officers spotted a vehicle matching one used in armed robberies yesterday. two suspects stopped the vehicle and one suspect opened fire on officers. police say the officer suffered minor injuries. one suspect ran away at that time while the other drove off. that person crashed the vehicle at cunningham and tim way and ran into a nearby home. a neighbor side what happened next. >> started blocking the corner to the city area and then they were going down here and started setting up their weapons, let's go inside i guess. we just went inside. >> reporter: the suspect eventually came out of the home around one this morning and was arrested. police say he had a nonlife threatening gun shot wound. about 15 people were evacuate from their homes in the area and taken to a nearby
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elementary school. as for the second suspect police say they are still looking for him and aren't releasing any information or description because of the ongoing nature of the investigation. reporting live in san jose. matt keller. >> and now to our storm watch coverage. public works officials are watching a neighborhood days after a mudslide there, we are live with what workers have been doing there this morning. >> reporter: mike you can see right now it's just raining right now. we have seen a lot of cars stopping by to check out the park. they want to make sure everything is okay by that hillside and it does look good. you can see where the city built a berm over there just in case there is another mudslide to protect that mud from this neighborhood and this morning the hillside is holding up reaping well. this is new video. they say it looked good and
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they will be checking back every three to four hours. people are worried about the new rain. the weather measures they say -- they will be enough to protect the neighborhood. >> there is concern from the engineers about the hillside and the landslide issues. you would control the site and keep the soils in place and not create more of a mud flow. >> another storm is expected to hit the area sometime after sunset here. more than likely -- you can see its raining. people can expect another quarter to a half inch of rain in this second storm. reporting live. ktvu channel 2news. >> update to that breaking news out of san francisco. the missing surfer has just
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been found. crews are working to pull him out of the water. obviously that is not a shot -- we will update you. the surfer not out of the woods yet. we will have the crews there in 30 minutes or so. this is a live look on this wet and soggy saturday morning. highway patrol responding to a number of spin outs across the bay area though traffic, moving smoothly on this saturday morning. expect hospitals of company if you are headed out to the airport today. our stormy weather caused some flight delays yesterday at sfo where the thank giving travel rush sundayway. some experienced delays of two and a half hours. most flights appear to be departing on time. aaa predicts 5.4 million plan to travel 50 miles or more during the four day weekend. that is an increase of .6% compared to last year. more than 4.7 million people in california are expected to
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drive. nationally more than 43 million people are expected to travel at least 50-miles to get home for the holiday. >> some folks in the bay area will be spending the holiday in the searchy. drivers facing slick conditions on interstate 80, are you taking a live look at the eastbound lanes. you can see, roadways look clear but are wet and though there is no snow falling can still get dangerous. that snow still off to the side of the road. pretty cold up there. there are no chain requirements. if you are traveling up 80 or highway 50. it's not yet thanksgiving but check it out. several ski resorts have opened. squaw opened. two runs up and while it's relying on snow machine, five feet of the real stuff did fall on squaw prompting them to open a full week early. >> it's wet and slushy but it's fun. yeah, better than being at
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work. >> the it's fantastic to open early. it's a good sign of things to come and is bringing additional visitors. >> boreal got a real jump by opening up on halloween. they are hoping the weather will be similar to what we saw two years ago. if you remember that ski season lasted until the 4th of july. rosemary will join us with current weather conditions and the forecast through thanksgiving. >> at this hour the president is headed to southeast asia his first overseas trip since winning re-election, he boarded air force one. this is a video from joint base andrews andrews in maryland. his trips include a summit in cambodia and he will be the first united states president to travel to berma. . before the president left washington in this morning's
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weekly address he called for congress to extend the middle class tax cut. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for the past year. that's what will gliadine in our work over the next four years. i'm willing to work with anyone of any party to move this country forward. >> the president also sounded positive about his meeting with congressional leaders. he said both parties are committed to rebussing the deficit and strengthening the economy which includes coming up with a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. the impact of falling off that cliff could be horrible. in eight minutes a look at some of the people and programs that would be hit the hardest. >> a deputy sheriff accused of robbing a bank is scheduled to be in court on monday. yesterday we first aired this surveillance photograph. it was taken from video that was shot ten days ago as he stole $1,700 from a bank. authorities say that the
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photograph shows the 36-year- old deputy, police say his fingerprints were found on the note handed to the teller before joining the office he worked at a san francisco gun store. >> to make that kind of decision, is someone in sworn member of law enforcement. it's like a bad month if see. it's like a really bad movie. > he holds assets of $577,000. there is more than 700,000 in debt. he is married with two boys. amber lee went to his home in pacifica, rang the doorbell but someone turned off the porch right. that deputy isn't the only law man on the wrong received the law. he is behind bar as accused of defrauding an 82-year-old by taking control of the person's estate.
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he was with the -- his wife, 30- year-old elizabeth has been charged in that case. >> good morning to you that. y saturday. a live look. here is san jose. partly sunny skies. a brief break from the rain. temperatures, upper other's, low 60's outside the door. relatively mild outside at this hour. a live look at storm tracker 2. we watch the scattered showers move on through. this is the end of the first storm. are dealing a pair of storms. we will see dry conditions as time. we will have a break for your afternoon. i will show you that in just a moment. dealing with light rain. saint helena. that's a slick one. vallejo, martinez seeing lights rain. falling over the east bay, oakland, haywood, fremont. just on the eastern edge, a
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light rain. san francisco, down into daly city. light rainfalling and moderate rain, a little closer, we had the rain out there earlier this morning. she was showing you the rain there. we head to the sierra, high elevation snow, snow levels, between seven and eight thousand feet. if you are going that for today, a winter storm warning for the evening with this second system that will bring colder air to the area. snow levels expected to drop down to about 6,000 feet by tomorrow morning. taking a look here. a wide view, you can see on the back edge of storm number one, the second one, still more than 280 miles hot but it's fast approaching, it'll bring rain by the evening. rainfall so far. you picked up an inch, two tenths, almost a quarter, 27 one unhundredths in concord. the winds will be breezy at times, right now oakland
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reporting 17 miles an hour. 16 in san jose. 58 for san francisco, 58 for oakland. 57 fairfield and the afternoon low 60s. 64 for san jose today. 61 oakland. 59 for santa rose a. the extended forecast, the weekend in view. starting this morning. morning showers, followed by a break in the afternoon. the evening rain will be back with storm number two. scattered showers in the forecast and then drying out. sunday afternoon, monday looks good. tuesday an evening chance for rain and it'll carry over into wednesday morning. temperatures on the cool side. low 60s in the forecast. a detailed look at your timeline for the weekend with my future rain fast method if el. >> making dash for hostess. how some are trying to make money off them. >> first a live look outside. that's the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza also setting
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mostly gray and soggy overlay fayette. we are on the end of a storm moving through the area. a break-in the afternoon followed by a second evening this venge. >> new concern over the iran nuclear program. a united nations watch dog group said they have taken a significant step by completing work on an underground facility near a holy city. the report adds they have increased their stock pile of ura hugey um making easier to convert it to a weapon's grade. a group and iran plan to meet next month to discuss their abilities. >> after hearing the former cia director some republican lawmakers say they are convinces that the white house tried to cover up the libya attack. retired general testified in a rare closed door session on capitol hill. in it he apologized for his affair that lead to him
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resigning. they said that he knew terrorists had stormed the american consulate on september 11th however according to them he also testified that it was altered by the white house. >> they were more specific about al-qaeda involvement and the final one just said indications of extreme mistists, indicate though it was clearly al-qaeda. >> he also testified that he mentioned terrorist elements during a briefing to lawmakers days after the attack that killed four americans including northern california native ambassador. >> democrats and republicans optimistic they can prevent the united states from going over the fiscal cliff. the massive tax hikes and spending cuts slated to start in january. the president hosts the leader yesterday. the main issues remain. the president wants tax cuts for the middle class while the
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gop insists the tax rate not be raised. >> can't save the country until you have titlement program that fit the changing america. >> i think it would be good if we did something in the four trillon dollar category of deficit reduction which is similar to the grand bargin that was discussed last year. >> republicans say tax and titlement reform programs to complex to finish this year but they hope to have an agreement by thanksgiving. if no deal is reached though the impact of the five hundred billion dollar fiscal cliff would be widespread. for example, all tax cuts that took effect a decade ago would end. the six hundred billion dollar defense budget would be slashed by 10% and domestic programs would be reduced by $55 billion. >> california posted stronger than expected job gaines last
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month. the state's unemployment department said it dropped to 10.1% in october. down from 10.2 the many month before. right here, the unemployment rate remains lower than the state average. all nine counties in single digits, solano has the highest rate at 9.3%. contra costa at 8.5%. alameda at 6.8 and san francisco at 6.8%. >> a south ecalifornia man was arrested at the oakland airport after he tried to get through security with a watch modified by materials that could have been part of a bomb. the 49-year-old was arrested thursday night. tsa agents say his watch had a toggle switch, cur sit board and fuses. he was also wearing a military style shirt with a built in
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tourniquen it over sides shoe was hollowedsoles. he. >> a judge has denied a request from farmers to halt work on the state's high speed rail project. they had asked for the injunction because they say that the state violated environmental laws but the judge said the authority acted in good faith. a 65 million section will run from merced is no. >> many hostess fans are stockpiling their treats after they said they are going out of business . >> i wanted the hoho's. >> fans have been stocking up at the hostess bakey. >> not much left and people are just getting what they can because we -- we aren't going to get them anymore.
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it's sad. >> hostess announced plans to liquid ate monday after they failed to come to terms with striking employ '. more than 18,000 are expected to loose their jobs including 145 employees at an oakland bakery and workers at bay area retail outlets. ? are turning to e-bay to find their favorite hostess products. one seller is auctioning off two boxes of twimkies for $25,000. an individual one is also for sail for 5,000 dollars. you can find a box king dongs for $20. >> it looks like toll workers will work for a little longer. the district was supposed to start phasing the all electronic system but because of a glitch with fast track the start date is now being pushed back one month. the district said that of the 28 toll workers set to loose their jobs, half have already
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retired or transferred to other jobs. >> a turkey shortage. less than a week from the holiday. the food bank hoping to receive more donations. >> scattered showers outside at this hour. mostly cloudy skies, we will start to see them taper off but for how long? a look at what you can expect. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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rethink possible. . here is the live look for you at traffic on the golden
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gate bridge. just socked in this morning. not only with rain but fog as you can see the rain has let up in some areas, still coming down in other areas. isolated flooding on certain highways, i know highway it's, more than a dozen crashes, and spin outs have been reported, this morning. the california highway patrol will have extra patrols on the roadway this thanksgiving holiday. officers will be looking for the drunk drivers, dress tracted drivers and people who aren't wearing their seatbelts, they said last year during the travel period, 32 people died due to collisions on california roadways. >> the oakland raiders partnering the community food bank this holiday season. a few days ago they sorted, screened, boxed shelved boxes. fans going this to the game tomorrow are encouraged to
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donate . the food bank is making a plea for donations before the holiday. the organization wants to distribute 3300 birds but it's still about 1500 short. so they are going to be collecting them today at two locations, donations can be dropped off at the san francisco warehouse on pennsylvania avenue or you can drop one off at nevado. >> a break in the clouds you may want to look up in to the skies early tomorrow morning, you could have a chance to see a meteor shower. the best time to see it is between two and three in the morning. >> let's go back to rosemary for a check of the weather and how things shaping up. we saw that golden gate bridge shot. gold, wet, gray. >> foggy. >> breezy. >> everything.
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>> you are right. little stormy. we will get a brief break-in to the afternoon. followed by for rain. if you do enjoy the rain, have at it. we have nice weather for you. take a look. scattered showers continuing across the area. santa rosa, san jose dealing mainly dry. partly sunny with most of the light rainfalling the peninsula east into oakland, fairfield and the central valley. take a look at what we do expect by noontime or so we should get a break. we can't rule out maybe a stray show but mostly cloudy, partly sunny and dry weather but there is that next storm already moving in. over the north bay by 4:00. becomes heavier in to the evening. sunset over central portions of the bay by seven. down in to the south bay by nine. ten and ten it moves out by tomorrow morning. we are looking at the possibility of a quarter inch much to three quarters in. snow levels will drop. winter storm warning in place
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above 6,000 feet. there is your extended forecast. more rain on the way for tonight. tomorrow morning we wake one source, dry outo, we are dry monday, most of tuesday a slight chance for rain as we get into tuesday night and then perhaps wednesday morning but drying out in time for the big afternoon drive and for thank giving day. >> the stanford women's team beat the baylor bears ending their 42 game winning streak. the win came when baylor star shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer. there is the celebration. back in april baylor ended the cardinals run in the final four. >> big sales for the biggest video game of the year. how much the newest call of duty game brought in during it's first night and how it could impact plans to quiet the game. >> and stay tuned for that secret word that could win you a pair of tickets to see alice cooper.
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. a daly city neighborhood is on high alert, just days after a mudslide. how they are continuing to deal with this weekend's storm. >> we're live at ocean beach in san francisco, where a coastguard crew just rescued a
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missing surfer. we'll tell you what happened and the latest, coming up. >> police get into a shootout with two people in east san jose. why officers say they knew they were dangerous, even before the suspects pulled the trigger. >> if congress fails to act by the end of the year, then everybody's taxes automatically go up. >> plus, the fight for americans continues. hear how the president plans to stop your taxes from going up. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, november 17th. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. it's wet, coldy, rainy out there and this is just the beginning. let's get over to rosemary, watching both storms. good morning, rosemary. >> a pair of storms were on the back end of the first one. scattered thunderstorms continuing to fall at this time. it is soggy out there, but this will taper off in the next couple of hours. a little light rain into the east, vacaville, fairfield,
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light rain, into vallejo, east bay rain in areas of oakland, richmond, san ramon, hayward dry at the moment. fremont and along the peninsula, the rain continues to fall. again, this will taper off. we'll get a break into the afternoon before the next system arrives. i'll break it down for you, coming up. we want to update you on breaking news we first told but in the last hour. a missing surfer at san francisco's ocean beach has been found safe. ktvu's lorainne blanco just arrived on scene and has the latest. lorain? >> reporter: claudine, the u.s. coastguard located that surfer just around 8:30 out here at ocean beach, just north of sea rocco oh seal rock, i should say. he was missing for about 30 minutes, last seen heading toward that rock. the first call came in at 8:06 a.m. in the area of kelly's cove. wet and windy creations created
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big waves. according to scanner traffic, the surfer wasn't too familiar with the water out here. we're still waiting on the condition of that surfer, but they did rescue the surfer on some rocks out there just north of seal rock. as soon as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. reporting live, lorainne blanco, ktvu channel 2news. well, all this rain has some people living in daly city really worried about the possibility of another mudslide, following a water main break earlier this week in that neighborhood. several homes were evacuated tuesday when a pipe feeding the reservoir burst, sending 98,000 gallons of water down the hill. crews are stabilized the hillside and they do not expect any additional problems from the rain. chp officer recovering this morning after crashing a patrol car. that accident happened just after 10:00 last night on highway 101 near the west railroad avenue exit in santa rosa. the car landed upside down there, as you can see, the
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officer was not injured. highway patrol has not said if rain was a factor in that crash. the wet roads also causing several spinouts across the bay area. coming up in about three minutes, rosemary will have your full forecast and what you can expect as you get ready to head out the door this saturday morning. well, san jose police officer is recovering after getting wounded in a shootout with two other suspects. matt keller is live in san jose with the condition of that officer, as well as the manhunt now under way. >> reporter: police aren't releasing any details on that second suspect who is still on the loose. but they did arrest a man here at this home after he crashed a car nearby and ran inside. a police chase started after officers spotted the vehicle last night after 9:00 matching the description of one of four armed robberies yesterday. two suspects stopped the vehicle in the area and one suspect opened fire on officers. police say the officer suffered
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minor injuries. >> but as far as the danger level with these guys, anybody who is trying to kill a police officer is as bad as it gets. and so the public needs to know that, a, that the officer did an outstanding job tonight, putting their lives on the line and one is lucky to go home to their family. >> reporter: police say one suspect ran off at that time, while the other drove off. that person eventually crashed the vehicle at cunningham and tim way and ran off into a nearby home. that suspect eventually came out of the home around 1:00 this morning and was arrested. police say he suffered a nonlife threatening gunshot wound, believed to be from the officer returning fire. about 15 people were evacuated from their homes in this area and taken to a nearby elementary school. one woman told me she didn't get back into her home until 2:30 this morning. live from san jose, matt keller, ktvu channel 2news. san jose police are investigating whether a homicide earlier in the evening is in any way connected to the gunmen and that officer-involved shooting. police found a man who had been shot and killed in a parking lot at seven eleven around 8:30 last
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night. police haven't released any information about a possible suspect. police in east oakland are also investigating an overnight homicide there. officers say they found a male shooting victim on the 3000 block of politener avenue this morning. the victim's age is not known. police have not released information about a motive or circumstances of that shooting. a memorial is planned in vallejo this morning to remember an officer who was killed in the line of duty. it has been one year since officer jim kapu was shot and killed. henry smith, jr., the suspect, is accused of leading police on a high speed chase after he robbed a bank. smith is scheduled to appear in court for his preliminary hearing november 27th. today's memorial is planned for 11:00 on the steps of city hall. good morning to you. a live look here at san jose, getting outdoors early this morning, bring along the umbrella. you just may need it. we are eventually drying out, but for the time being, still
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scattered showers. live look over san jose. partly sunny skies over san jose. santa rosa also dry at the moment, but that rain, again, centered right across the bay and heading east into vacaville, fairfield, along i-80, falling all morning long. if you do have an early morning trip perhaps into the central valley, you'll find it there. it's just on the east side here of portions of napa, down into fairfield, vacaville, vallejo, around the american canyon, perhaps martinez, hercules, off to the east bay, dealing with scattered showers. richmond, oakland, continuing. san ramon, a little break. very moist out there this morning, but breezy conditions at times, mostly cloudy conditions. along the peninsula, we're getting ready to see a bit of a break in areas of daly city, the west edge of san francisco, you can see already with dry weather there. scattered showers will remain in the forecast. but again, dying down as we progress into the noon time. this is the second storm and it is fast approaching.
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it will be with us into the evening hours and for some of us, sooner than that. take a look, as we pick it up this morning, i want to show you about lunchtime, because looks like we could see breaks here. partly sunny to partly cloudy skies for your lunch hour, maybe an afternoon soccer game. by 3:00, 4:00, light rain back over the north bay, becoming a little heavier by 5:00. open the drapes and watch the rain fall. it's going to be coming down at times in shifts over and across i-80, down to the golden gate, 7:00 over central portions of the bay. heavy at times. then into the evening hours, 9:00, 10:00, over the south bay. tomorrow morning, we wake up with a few showers and we're drying out. at this hour, temperatures upper 50s to low 60. relatively mild out there. this air mass is relatively warm for a storm. as we get into the afternoon, not a lot of change. 60 degrees san francisco today. 62 redwood city. 61 in vallejo. we will be breezy at times. winds kick up ahead of the next system and we'll be breezy as
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the front rolls through. weekend forecast, with the weekend in view, low 60s in the forecast for the afternoon. partly to mostly cloudy skies, morning showers at this hour. rain comes back tonight. tomorrow morning, a few showers. dry for the rest of sunday, dry on monday. possibility of a few scattered showers tuesday night into wednesday morning. i'll take a look at how much rain has fallen so far for you, coming up. at this hour, president obama is headed to southeast asia, his first overseas trip since winning re-election. he boarded air force one couple of hours ago. you're looking at new video from joint base andrews in maryland. the president's four-day trip includes stops in thailand, cambodia and myanmar. he'll be the first u.s. president to travel to myanmar. decades of depression have given way to democracy. before the president left washington, in this morning's weekly address he once again called for congress to extend the middle class tax cuts. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for
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the past year. that's what will guide me in our work over the next four years. i'm willing to work with anyone of any party to move this country forward. >> president obama also sounded positive about his meeting with congressional leaders yesterday. he says both political parties are committed to reducing the deficit and strengthening the economy, which includes coming up with a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. fans of comedian cat williams are now turning on the controversial funny man. williams was trending on twitter after fans commented he had a meltdown during last night's performance at oracle arena. they say williams attacked a fan who heckled another comedian and then left after just performing a 10-minute set. this development comes after oakland police detained williams wednesday night. an 18-year-old fan claims the comedian severely beat him after an impromptu rap contest inside his tour bus that was parked outside the courtyard marriott hotel in downtown oakland. >> mr. williams displayed a gun
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to my client and mr. williams threw a bottle of alcohol at my client and cut his face open. he has five stitches down the side of his face. >> the 18-year-old is now suing williams and his promoter. williams has not been charged in this incident. he is scheduled to perform in fresno tonight. well, it's been on sale for less than a week, but it is already breaking records. we'll tell you just how much money the new call of duty video game brought in on its first day and what those numbers could mean for you, if you are planning to buy it as a gift. >> she was born. she grows every single day. >> plus, it's the movie twi-hards have been waiting for. last night, they finally got their chance to see it. what happened at one theater that had fans running for the door. . >> but first, a live look outside. there is the sunol grade. dry out there. we've been seen rain falling across the bay area. lots of accidents this morning, as the first storm moved through, second storm on its
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way. we're keeping an eye on the roads for you here on mornings on 2. it is 9:11 on this saturday morning.
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. good morning to you. a live look there at mostly
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cloudy skies over san jose. periods of light rain continue this morning, drying out for the afternoon, rain returns by tonight. israeli defense system this morning shot down palestinian rocket headed for tel aviv. [ rocket fire ] >> now, now, you guys. >> former ktvu anchor sarah sidener, who you heard there, is in gaza covering the conflict for cnn. she and her crew, trying to stay safe this morning aamong constant attacks. earlier, she posted this message on her facebook page. quote, explosions every few minutes, it just won't stop. israel launched 200 airstrikes overnight in gaza, damaging the offices of the prime minister of the militant group hamas. palestinians responded by firing some 500 rockets. the violence included an unprecedented attack aimed at the holy city of jerusalem. the threat of war in the middle east is frightening some people right here in the bay area. a group of palestinian
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supporters held a peace rally last night in santa clara. bay area families with loved ones either in israel or the gaza strip fear the fighting will continue to escalate with no end. >> they are afraid, because, you know, all the bedrooms have all of these windows and stuff. they are afraid if something happened, everything will fall on them. >> it's a constant in the back of your mind, fear, that there's going to be something that will happen. there will be an attack. >> president obama has called leaders in both israel and egypt in hopes of working together to deescalate the tensions. heartbreak in southern egypt this morning. a speeding train crashed into a schoolbus full of kindergartners. at least 49 children were killed, ages between 4 to 6 years old. one official says the railroad crossing was not down as the train approached it. the egyptian president says those responsible for the accident will be held accountable. right now, the coastguard is
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searching for two workers still missing after an explosion at an oil rig in the gulf of mexico. four men were critically burned in yesterday's blast on an oil rig platform off the coast of louisiana. the fire came a day after bp agreed to pay a record $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 deep water horizon explosion that killed 11 workers. a sheen of oil about half mile long has been spotted off the waters off louisiana, but officials say they believe it's caused by residual oil from the platform. families of the victims of the masacre at that colorado movie theater will soon receive payments from a charitable fund. the aurora victim relief fund says more than $5 million in donations will be distributed to families who lost loved ones and those who were injured in the shooting. families of the 12 people killed and five people who suffered permanent brain damage or paralysis will receive at least $220,000. police in missouri have arrested a man who they say planned to open fire during a screening of the new twilight
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movie. 20-year-old blake lambers faces several charges including first degree assault. police say lambers bought tickets to sunday's showing and confessed to planning to shoot people inside the theater. lambers' mother tipped off police after he bought two assault rifles and hundreds of bullets. it was also a frightening incident at a twilight premier inside a theater in raleigh, north carolina. a group of men got into some sort of altercation during the middle of the movie and started yelling and threatening each other. >> i sprinted. i sprinted out of there. i didn't want any part of what was going on. it just made me think of what happened in colorado. >> no one ended up getting hurt. and police are looking for one man who fled the theater. they say he may also be responsible for crashing into three parked cars outside that movie theater. breaking dawn part 2 could break records in box office this weekend. >> my time as a human is over, but i never felt more alive.
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>> the fifth and final movie of the twilight series only premiered yesterday, but already brought in more than $30 million. by the end of the weekend, sales are expected to reach $150 million and that would be the best opening weekend for any of the movies in the twilight franchise. well, the hottest video game of the holiday season is already bringing in some big cash. according to activision, call of duty black ops 2 brought in $500 million around the world in just 24 hours. the video game went on sale at midnight tuesday. hundreds of people throughout the bay area waited in line to get their hands on that game. activision says revenues from the entire call of duty franchise has exceeded the theatrical box office numbers for movies like star wars and harry potter. wal-mart employees are complaining about working conditions and are holding demonstrations across the friday, including protests at a wal-mart in richmond earlier this movement the nation's biggest retailer filed a
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petition with the national labor relations board against the united food and commercial workers international union. wal-mart accuses the union of staging nationwide protests in an effort to disrupt business. almost a third of holiday shoppers say they have already crossed off all the names on their gift list. that's according to a survey conducted by the international council of shopping centers and goldman sachs. 33% of shoppers say they had already bought all their holiday purchases. analysts say shoppers may be less concerned about deals than making sure holiday inventories do not run out. well, the holiday windows are now up at macy's in san francisco's union square. once again, they feature puppies and kittens available for adoption. macy's partners with the san francisco spca to promote adoptions. the spca says two animals have already been adopted. the pets will be in the windows through january 1st. well, it is not even thanksgiving yet, but christmas is already here. how you and your family can
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celebrate one of the first tree lighting ceremonies in the bay area. morning showers will be tapering off to mainly dry conditions for the afternoon. we do have a new storm already on the way. i'll show you what you can expect for your weekend, coming up.
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how does it brew such great coffee?
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well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. . officials in new york say unscrupulous tow truck drivers are preying on the victims of superstorm sandy. undercover officers are now looking for tow truck drivers who have been stealing cars damaged in the storm. they say tow truck operators can get as much as $500 per car at a junk yard. >> i know one arrest a patrol made in the hollow beach area where a gentleman was arrested trying to steal a porsche out of one of the flood zones. we do have a recall to tell you about this morning involving thousands of baby travel beds.
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kid co, inc. has agreed to recall nearly 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant death and nine other children getting stuck inside the portable sleep tents. the recall affects pea pod and pea pod plus travel beds, sold at stores nationwide and amazon.com. they have been sold since january of 2005. if you have one, you are asked to contact kid co, to get a free remayor kit. as we approach the holiday, firefighters are warning people about the dangers of frying a turkey. and there you go. firefighters say it's easy for boiling water to spill out of a fryer, starting a fire. if you decide to fry a turkey, firefighters say do it outside and away from your flammable objects at the home. >> always a good idea to be safe. 9:24. let's go over to rosemary for a look at how the storm is
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treating us this saturday good morning. >> good morning to you. winding down. a few scattered showers left. by afternoon, we'll get a bit of a break. it's not going to last for long. maybe you got the little ones a little stir crazy this morning. by afternoon, they will be able to get outside and play. we'll have a bit of dry weather. giving you a look at storm tracker 2, we've got light rain continuing to fall. i've drawn a line there, where you can see on the western edge, beginning to see now drier air move in. this system will continue to push to the east and up over the sierra, where we have high elevation snow. light rain continuing to fall, vacaville, martinez, off to the east bay. we've got light rain over oakland, san ramon. this first system, this is the tail end. we have an afternoon break. winds will be breezy at times, anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour. then ahead of the next storm, already on the approach. we'll have the winds pick up once again and could be gusty at times as the front rolls through. this is a colder storm, dropping out of the gulf of alaska. snow levels will be dropping down to about 6000 feet. if you're traveling to the
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sierra for the weekend, take it easy out there. make sure you have the chains or snow tires. could get heavy at times. the rainfall so far, looking good. santa rosa, more than an inch. 0.58 in san francisco. quarter inch in morgan hill. 00.15 in hayward. there is your extended forecast. weekend in view, morning showers, afternoon break. the next system rolls in, bringing us rain into the evening. if you do have evening plans, you will need that umbrella. tomorrow morning, just a few lingering showers. then we're dry. sunday looks mainly dry into the afternoon. mostly cloudy, dry on monday. by tuesday night, a chance for rain will arrive, lasting into wednesday morning. good news here, it's going to dry out and in time for the big travel day. we should be mainly dry. thanksgiving day, looking pretty good as well. back to you. one of san francisco's biggest tourist attractions starts celebrating the holidays tomorrow. the tree lighting celebration at pier 39 begins at noon. and this year, it features disney characters. several children's choirs will
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also perform and the tree at pier 39 will light up at 6:00. the four buildings of the embarcadero center in san francisco are once again outlined in lights. always love that. this is the 26th year the embarcadero center has been lit up for the holiday season. last night's festivities also included a holiday show, but it was held inside because of the rain. well, it is every man and woman for themselves at many bay area grocery stores. >> people are just getting what they can, because we're not going to be able to get it anymore. >> how the announcement by hostess has many making a mad rush to get their hands on the last iconic treats. [ cheers & applause ] >> they are happy because it's the storm skiers and snowboarders have been waiting for. what you need to know if you're planning on heading up to the slopes.
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. >> i love the rain. it's a nice change, you know. the wet weather is back, and get ready for it to stick around a little bit longer. good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is saturday, november 17th. i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. byu in town to take on san jose state. let's check in with rosemary for our saturday forecast. we'll do that in a bit. if you're about to head out on the roadway, it's going to be wet out there. you may get a break in the weather before that next storm
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hits later tonight. so far, last night you can see the traffic was jammed on the commute home for that friday evening. and even today, chp reports more than a dozen accidents so far this morning. rain also a again tough commute across the bay area in traffic on friday. also, reports of accidents along highway 17, basically you can say all over the bay area people have been spinning out. well, with the rain in the valley comes snow in the mountains, and many skiers and snowboarders are welcoming the powder after a lack luster winter last year. we want to take you to the top of the heavenly ski resort, as the gondola makes its way up and down. this is what the mountain looks like. hard to see what's on the hill, but it is white up there. we know that they were opening their doors for skiers. several ski resorts have opened this weekend in tahoe and the reno area. squaw valley opened yesterday. five feet of the real snow fell
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on squaw and that's what helped it opened a full week early. >> it's wet and slushy, but it's fun. yeah, it's better than being at work! >> it's really fantastic to open early. it's a really good sign of things to come and it's bringing definitely additional visitors to the mountain and to the whole area this weekend. boreal got a real jump on its season. it opened on halloween. all the resorts are looking to rosemary, no pressure there, and mother nature for help to keep the ski season going. they hope the weather's going to be a repeat of two years ago. do you remember that? that ski season lasted until the fourth of july! expect lots of company if you're heading to the airport today. our stormy weather caused some flight delays yesterday at sfo, where the thanksgiving travel rush was officially under way. some travelers experienced delays of actually two and a half hours. most flights appeared to be departing on time this morning at all three major airports. aaa predicts 5.4 million californians plan to travel 50
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miles or more during the four-day thanksgiving weekend. that's an increase of 0.6% compared to last year. more than 4.7 million people in california are actually going to be driving to their destinations. nationally, more than 43 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles to get home for the holiday. . good morning to you. it sure is a soggy start out there. a live look from berkeley over the bay, mostly cloudy, a few peeks of sunshine out there. morning showers will begin to taper off. in fact, already seeing that this morning. by the lunch hour, we will get a much needed break. a look live at storm tracker 2, you can see the back edge, drew a little line here for you, you can see for yourself, we've got dry conditions on the west side here, along the coastline. santa rosa dealing with mostly gray skies. dry conditions, santa rosa, mostly dry. vacaville and fairfield, light
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rain continues, lining i-80, a slick stretch morning. vallejo, into the east bay, continuing to watch scattered showers. concord, walnut creek, oakland, hayward, over fremont and continuing to push over livermore. head up the sierra, we've got rain and snow mix. the elevation, anywhere from 7000 to 8000 feet. high elevation snow going on. it will continue to drop. by tonight, we do have a winter storm warning. right now it, is an advisory, but we shift over into the afternoon. so if you do have travel plans, hopefully you have the entire week off, heading into thanksgiving and headed up that way. be prepared for this. we've got a next system here, a colder storm, dropping out of the gulf of alaska. you can see still 200 miles or so offshore, but it is going to arrive by the evening hours. this afternoon, a little break. but more rain is coming. take a look, noon time look, partly cloudy skies, mainly dry. even some sunshine out there, but here it comes into the
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afternoon. by 3:00, 4:00 over the north bay, turns heavy by 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, now crossing over into the central bay, into the evening hours we have rain. tomorrow morning, we wake up with a few lingering showers, partly to mostly cloudy skies. then we're drying it out in time for your sunday afternoon. so if you have to pick which times to be out, i would say this afternoon, between noon and 3:00, a good bet. then tomorrow afternoon, looking pretty good as well. storm tracker 2, current winds right now, 14 miles per hour in oakland. 12 in san jose. anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour, so it's going to be cloudy and breezy, but numbers aren't too bad. starting out in the upper 50s, low 60s, relatively mild system here into the afternoon. upper 50s, low 60s, not changing a whole lot into the afternoon. 61 for oakland. 62 redwood city, 64 san jose, 60 degrees san rafael. extended forecast there, afternoon we'll get a break. rain comes back early evening for the north bay, maybe even late afternoon. for the rest of us, an evening rain, turning moderate at times.
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by tomorrow morning, a few lingering showers, drying out and dry through sunday afternoon, monday afternoon. tuesday night, next round of rain coming our way. we'll be tracking this for you tuesday night into wednesday morning. drying out in time for the afternoon drive and thanksgiving day looking pretty good as well. back to you. . in overnight news, oakland firefighters thinks someone by be torching cars. crews were called to an apartment building on the 3300 block of courtland avenue just before 4:30 this afternoon. when they got on scene, two vehicles in the carport were engulfed in flames. you can see firefighters after those flames put out, just trying to clear the scene. it took about 15 minutes to bring that fire under control. no one was hurt, but investigators are calling the fires suspicious. four people are in custody after a sheriffs deputy was shot in south los angeles. authorities say the deputy who belongs to a gang suppression unit was shot last night in the florence area, several miles south of downtown l.a. the deputy is said to be in stable condition after
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undergoing surgery. a san francisco deputy sheriff is accused of robbing a bank and will be in court on monday. yesterday, ktvu channel 2news at noon first aired this surveillance video that was taken 10 days ago as a man stole $1700 from a bank of america on balboa street, near golden gate park. authorities say the photo is a 36-year-old deputy philip tong. his fingerprints were on the note handed to the teller. >> to make that kind of a decision, sworn member of law enforcement, i mean, i -- it's like a bad movie. you know, a really bad movie. >> tong filed for bankruptcy in july. financial records show he does hold assets of about $577,000, but he is also more than $700,000 in debt. he is married with two children and when ktvu reporter amber lee went to his home in pacifica, no one answered the door and someone turned off the porch
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light. well, that deputy, not the only lawman on the wrong side of the law. former police commander matthew messier is behind bars, accused of taking over a person's estate. his wife, 30-year-old elizabeth, has also been charged in that case. investigators in indiana are trying to figure out what sparked a deadly workplace shooting at one of the nation's biggest food companies. police say the gunman shot and killed a coworker and then took his own life. it happened in a break room at the con aga conning conagra foods plant. >> the suspect fired several shots. >> authorities say they are reviewing surveillance video to try to figure out what possibly happened. hundreds of union workers at the port of oakland say they plan to go on strike for one day next week. >> it's an unfair labor practice strike. we're striking because of the
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port's lack of providing information that's critical to bargaining, financial and otherwise. >> members of seiu local 1021 say they plan to strike on tuesday at the port and terminal 1 at the oakland airport. the union says members have been without a contract since the summer and right now, no negotiations are being held. well, this morning, many twinkie and ding dong fans are stockpiling their favorite host stress treats after the company announced it is going out of business. >> i wanted the ho ho's! >> fans of hostess products have been stocking up at the hostess bake shot in san leandro. >> not much on the shelves left at all. people are getting what they can because we're not going to be able to get it anymore. it's really sad. >> hostess announced plans to liquidate on monday, as the company failed to come to terms with striking workers. more than 18,000 people are expected to lose their jobs, including the 145 employees at an oakland bakery and the workers at bay area retail
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outlets. well, some folks are turning to ebay to find their favorite hostess products, and you won't believe these prices. one seller is auctioning off two boxes of twinkies for a staggering $25,000. and individual twinkies also for sale for $5000. you can also find a box of ding dongs for a more reasonable price of $19.95. california posted stronger than expected job gains last month. the state's employment development department says unemployment dropped to 10.1% in october, down from 10.2% the month before. many of the job gains were in retail, as stores prepare for the busy holiday shopping season. right here in the bay area, the unemployment rate remains lower than the state average. all nine bay area counties are in single digits. solano county has the highest rate at 9.3%. contra costa county came in at
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8.5%. alameda, 8.6%. san francisco, 6.8%. the chp, looking to fill vacant positions on its force. coming up at 9:50, we'll let you know how you can apply and why it's so rare for the agency to open jobs to the general public. well, looks like toll takers on the golden gate bridge will be working a little longer. the bridge project was to start phasing in an all-electronic toll-taking system next month, but there was a glitch with fast track. the start date will now be pushed back one month. the district says of the 28 toll workers set to lose their jobs, half have already retired or transferred to other jobs. well, a judge has denied a request from central valley farmers to halt work on the state's high speed rail project. farmers had asked for an injunction to start work on the $68 billion rail project because they say the state violated environmental laws. the judge ruled the california high speed rail authority acted in good faith when considering the project's impact. an initial 665-mile section of that rail line will run from
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merced to fresno. 49ers head coach jim harbaugh back with the team, after treatment for an irregular heartbeat. >> just glad to be back at work. glad to be preparing for this g. i'm fine, fine, and ready to go to work. >> doctors at stanford hospital sent an electric current through harbaugh's heart to restore its rhythm. harbaugh says he's dealt with this issue before and had a similar procedure performed 13 years ago when he was a player. harbaugh expects to be on the sideline at candlestick on monday night when the niners take on the chicago bears. well, a southern california man arrested at the oakland airport. what was on his arm that sparked police to haul him away in handcuffs? >> reporter: we're live at ocean beach, where a surfer overcome by the waves went missing this morning. we'll have reaction from the u.s. coastguard and fellow surfers. >> and let's give you a live look again at the golden gate bridge. not as foggy as it was about 20 minutes ago. top of the towers, definitely
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. good morning to you. a live look there, sweeping view of the berkeley area, over and across the bay. gray skies, scattered showers, slowly winding down. mostly dry for the afternoon. a new storm for tonight. . time now, 9:45. here is a recap of top stories we're following this morning. a san jose police officer is recovering after getting injured in a gun fight with two robbery suspects. it happened around 9:00 last night at the intersection of tully road and lanai avenue. one suspect was arrested, the other is on the loose. the officer is expected to be
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okay. drivers should be on the lookout for wet roads and standing water. the rain caused several accidents this morning and major backups during the evening commute and we're not done yet. another round of rain is expected to move into the bay area tonight. . we want to update you on the developing story we've been reporting from san francisco. a surfer is now being checked out after being stranded in the waters off ocean beach about 90 minutes ago. lorainne blanco is live in san francisco with that coastguard rescue. >> reporter: claudine, we just talked with the u.s. coastguard and they tell us the surfer is going to be okay. he was checked out by medical personnel just as a precaution. san francisco firefighters and the u.s. coastguard rescued the man on that rock over there by cliff house restaurant. surfers tell us because of the conditions, ocean beach is not a place for inexperienced surfers. the first call came in at 8:06 a.m. the u.s. coastguard says two men were out surfing this morning, when one surfer went missing for
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about 30 minutes. crews searched the water near cliff house restaurant and located the surfer safe on the rock just after 8:30. >> i saw a, like the coastguard zodiac rescue boat and two other rescue guys on jet-skiis heading out of the bay, under the bridge. >> definitely treacherous for most folks. and especially when there's big tidal swings, huge currents that set up around the rock there. >> be aware of the conditions that can change at a moment's notice. >> reporter: so the good news, is the surfer is safe, got a scare this morning, but he'll be fine. there isn't anyone in the water right now, but the waves look like they are going pretty good. reporting live in ocean beach, lorainne blanco, ktvu channel 2news. a memorial will be held today for one of the victims of a fatal plane crash near byron last month. 57-year-old david scott beanie and larry strobel died when
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their experimental plane went down, crashing into a field. beanie owned and managed the funny farm air strip. that's where did's memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. police need help identifying two people accused of robbing and beating a man near the metroian. these two men are expected in the october 24th attack. police say they approached a 63-year-old man, then all of a sudden began kicking and punching him. there is a surveillance picture of one of the men suspected in that assault. police say the men stole the victim's cell phone and then ran away. a southern california man was arrested at the oakland airport after authorities say he tried to get through security with a watch modified by materials that could have triggered an explosion. 49-year-old jeffrey mcbegan was arrested thursday night. tsa agents say his watch had a toggle switch, circuit board and fuses. mcgann was also wearing a military-style shirt with a
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built-in tourniquet and oversized shoes with hollowed-out soles. mcgann told authorities he was traveling for work and the watch is part of an art project. he was booked into the santa rita jail. former cia director david petraeus testified behind closed doors. now lawmakers are in front of the cameras talking about what he told them about the benghazi terror attack. lawmakers say retired general petraeus told them his initial assessment of the attack pointed to terrorists. republican lawmaker peter king says the talking points provided by the cia were changed during the vetting process. several agencies took part in that process, including the justice department and the state department and king said, quote, it's still not clear how the talking points emerged and no one knows yet who came up with the final talking points. >> the original talking points were much more specific about al-qaeda involvement and yet the final ones said indications of extremists. it said indicate, even though it was clearly evidence to the cia that there was al-qaeda
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involvement. >> the white house said yesterday that it did not try to censure comments. if you're looking for a job, the highway patrol might need your help. the chp has announced it will accept applications from people interested in becoming an officer. this is the first time in three years. the application period will take place in january and to be considered, you must be 20 to 35 years old, a citizen of the u.s., and have no felony convictions. for more information, you can visit chpcareers.com. just days away from thanksgiving and while some people will be eating turkey, others will be out running. the 8th annual silicon valley turkey trot is set to be the biggest ever, prompting organizers to put its first-ever registration cutoff into place. this year, the race will be limited to 25,000 people. the race actually started in 2005, with just 1900 runners. organizers are hoping to raise
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$750,000 this year for bay area charities. well, today is the annual boy scout food drive. 6000 boy scouts and leaders will be collecting donations from homes today in the bay area. boy scouts are looking for canned goods, like tuna and chicken, peanut butter, cereal, soup, other nonperishable foods. all the food is delivered to local food banks. 9:50, and it is time for our ticket saturday. today, you could have a chance to win a pair of tickets to cialis cooper. the performance is taking place tuesday, november 27th at the warfield in san francisco. if you want a chance to win, go to our website, ktvu.com, before midnight and put in the secret word there, "poison." >> go see alice cooper, got that school's out 1972 hit, often used in movies. dazed and confused, couple others. anyways, tighter security at today's rivalry football game down in southern california.
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who the los angeles police department is calling in to help for the first time ever. >> morning showers are tapering off to mainly dry, breezy conditions for the afternoon. we do have a new storm already approaching. we'll take a look at what you can expect for the rest of your weekend, coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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. well, if there's a break in the clouds, you may want to look up in the skies early tomorrow morning. astronomers say you could catch a glimpse of the leonid meteor shower. the best time to see it is somewhere between 2:00 and 3:00 in the morning. leonids have a strong showing every 33 years. two u.s. senators are pushing the fda to restrict caffeine levels in some energy drinks. those drinks include full throttle, red bull, amp and 5-hour energy drink. the push from an illinois senator and connecticut senator comes after 13 deaths were linked to 5-hour energy shots. san francisco city attorney has also asked energy drink
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companies to provide more information about marketing their products. well, it is soon going to cost you a little more to send out your mail. postal regulators approved boosting first class postage by another penny, raising the price of the first class domestic stamp to 46-cents. the rate hike is set to take effect january 27th, tied to the rate of inflation. . more than $200,000 worth of fake designer goods in orange county this weekend is part of a six-month crackdown of makers of false brand name items. designer counter fits are a growing problem and authorities seized more than $8 billion worth of fake goods in 2011, a 24% increase over the previous year. for the first time, los angeles officers will patrol today's football between ucla
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and usc, coming two years after a fight between dozens of fans left two men stabbed and two officers injured. of course, you can watch the game between the trojans and brunes, right here on ktvu channel 2 at noon. stanford, looking for the big time upset in oregon tonight. cardinal take on the number one ducks at 5:00. sophomore quarterback kevin hogan will make his second career start. stanford has not won in eugene since 2001. cal bears long football season will come to an end at oregon state tonight, heading into tonight's game with only three wins. many sports analysts call this one of cal's worst seasons since 2001. after tonight's game the coach will meet with athletic director sandy barber. san francisco state is playing one of its biggest home games tonight, playing byu on national television.
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the 8-2 spartans hoping to get a big bowl bid this season. well, the oakland raiders are partnering with the alameda county community food bank this holiday season a few days ago, they worked at the food bank in oakland. man's going to tomorrow's game against new orleans are encouraged to donate nonperishable food items at the food bank's booth in raiderville. the food bank serves one of six alameda county residents. checking in with rosemary, should san jose be experiencing that second storm around 7:30 tonight, game time? >> starting out dry, turning wet over the course of the evening. san jose, 8:00, 9:00, showers should arrive. this morning at this hour on the back side of this band here, you can see we're dealing with dry weather. mostly cloudy, but dry over the north bay. san francisco, down into half moon bay, still have light rain falling over vacaville, fairfield, down into venetia,
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martinez, concord, walnut creek, danville, san ramon, looking at hayward here. oakland, ready to see a break, if you're not seeing the break yet. we'll be mostly gray, but mainly dry in the next 15 minutes or so. then shifts south over the southern half of the peninsula. san mateo, palo alto, light scattered showers over you. we will continue with morning showers. we'll get an afternoon break, then in time for your evening, we will have the next round move through. it's going to continue to bring us the rain into tomorrow morning. we've got temperatures on the mild side, but relatively cool, i guess, upper 50s, low 60s for the entire day. then as you can see there, your extended forecast, once we're passed tomorrow morning, pretty good shape, perhaps a few scattered showers for wednesday. >> stay dry. thanks, rosemary. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2news. have a great saturday, everyone.
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